First 1/2 Digits of PIN Postal Circle
11 Delhi
12 to 13 Haryana(Kamania)
14 to 15 Punjab
16 Chandigarh
17 Himachal Pradesh
18 to 19 Jammu and Kashmir
20 to 28 Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
30 to 34 Rajasthan
36 to 39 Gujarat
403 Goa
40 to 44 Maharashtra
45 to 48 Madhya Pradesh
49 Chhattisgarh
50 Telangana
51 to 53 Andhra pradesh
56 to 59 Karnataka
60 to 64 Tamil Nadu
67 to 69 Kerala
682 Lakshadweep (Islands)
70 to 74 West Bengal
744 Andaman and Nicobar Islands
74 to 75 Odisha
78 Assam
79 Arunachal Pradesh
793, 794, 783123 Meghalaya
795 Manipur
796 Mizoram
799 Tripura
80 to 85 Bihar and Jharkhand

Some Crucial Information Regarding Indian Postal Code and Its Significance

What is PIN Code?

PIN code or Postal Index Number is a kind of code used for post office numbering or post code system which is commonly used by India Post or the Indian Postal Administration. Length of this pin code is the six digit number.

The PIN Code system was initially introduced by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar on 15th August 1972, who was additional secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications. This postal system was basically introduced for simplification of manual sorting and mail delivery system as it eradicates the lot of confusion because of incorrect address, similar names of places and various languages used by public of different states.

There are nine PIN zones available in India in actual which includes eight regional zones and one functional zone (which is for Indian Army). Very first digit of the PIN code symbolizes the region. The second digit gives indication of the sub-region and while the third one is used for sorting district that comes within the region. The last three digits are for indicating individual post offices.

So, whenever question arises in your mind that what is pin code of my location, state wise pin code list, country pin code of India, pin code UP or what is India pin code number, then go to official website of India Post and get information from there.

What is Postal Code?

A postal code is just a particular series of letters or digits or both. It can also make instant use of spaces or punctuation sometimes, which is included in the postal address to sort mail. In year February 2005, around one hundred seventeen countries out of one hundred ninety member countries of the Universal Postal union consists of postal code systems.

What are ZIP Codes?

These are a particular system of postal codes which are basically used by the United States Postal service since year 1963. ZIP stands for Zone Improvement Plan. It has also been dictated that the mail usually commute very effectively and quickly as well, in case when senders make use of the code in the postal address. Zip code is a usual format consisting of five digits. An extended "ZIP+4" code was also initiated in year 1963 that involves the five digit number of the ZIP code which is then proceeded by a hyphen and four digits in additional way which access the particular location.

Get Away with Importance of Pin Code

  • Each PIN code can map a single and unique delivery post office in the Indian Post Network. It is coded uniquely and receives all the mails which are to be delivered to it and all lower offices which come within the jurisdiction, as all are sharing the same code.
  • Posts which are received by the delivery office are generally sorted on basis of the PIN number given in the address and then is communicated to other delivery offices on the basis of their unique PIN codes or is sent for distributing further and then making final delivery of it to lower offices having their own jurisdiction.
  • Thus, to get my pin code is quite mandatory and has become an essential part of any address in India for convenience of India Post and for courier companies.
  • The PIN code system enhances the efficiency of the postal distribution system thereby ensuring the sort at speed and quicker delivery.
  • It also eradicates the confusion as well as faults developed by similar names of place, incomplete or incorrect addresses and due to different languages.

Indian Post

The Department of Posts has its other name 'Indian Post'. It is basically a postal system in India which is operated and handled by the Indian government. It is one of the broadest distributed postal systems in the whole world. The postal service usually functions under Department of Posts. Department of post is also an essential part of the Ministry of Communications of the Indian Government.

Indian State Names Post Offices Count
Andaman & Nicobar Islands   102  
Andhra Pradesh   10334  
Arunachal Pradesh   295  
Assam   4010  
Bihar   9058  
Chandigarh   52  
Chattisgarh   3150  
Dadra & Nagar Haveli   39  
Daman & Diu   20  
Delhi   545  
Goa   258  
Gujarat   8937  
Haryana   2688  
Himachal Pradesh   2781  
Jammu & Kashmir   1684  
Jharkhand   3097  
Karnataka   9682  
Kerala   5058  
Lakshadweep   10  
Madhya Pradesh   8311  
Maharashtra   12610  
Manipur   699  
Meghalaya   475  
Mizoram   412  
Na   6  
Nagaland   331  
Odisha   8166  
Pondicherry   93  
Punjab   3809  
Rajasthan   10334  
Sikkim   211  
Tamil Nadu   11870  
Telangana   5808  
Tripura   708  
Uttar Pradesh   17674  
Uttarakhand   2718  
West Bengal   8726